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So what’s the Christmas story? This Christmas, the President and Vice-President of Methodist Conference have chosen to support our Extraordinary Gifts campaign. Find out more here.
Are you tired of buying gifts you won’t miss? This Christmas, be different.
Call me a dork, but I love icebreakers and team building activities. You know the ones I mean. The ones where you have to get awkwardly close to your colleagues or – even better – strangers on a training course. The ones where you have to reveal your favourite hobby or the best book you’ve […]
Respect, everyone wants it. Some people earn it. Others deserve respect, but don’t have it. Some expect respect, but haven’t earnt it. But, it is valued and means something to us all. As Aretha Franklin put it, the key, is to “find out what it means to me!” I’ll tell you what it means to […]
A few years ago as a student living in Australia, I remember discovering a Bible verse that I had not paid much heed to before. I was interning in an office which played host to the Australian arm of the Micah Challenge, and as such I came to see the following verse on a near […]
We are always amazed by the lengths our wonderful supporters go to in order to raise vital funds for people living in some of the world’s poorest communities. Often, these lengths are more physical than metaphorical – which is why, on Sunday 21 July, six incredible runners took to the streets of London, to take […]
Nature is fascinating. I learnt recently about the natural phenomenon of crown shyness this week. This is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of mature trees do not touch each other, therefore forming a canopy with channels and spaces between leaves and branches. A forest can be densely populated with trees, […]
You know that feeling, the sudden sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach? The instantaneous fear that hits you when enter a room and realise – you’re the odd one out. This might have happened when you got the dress code completely wrong for an event. For example, you walk into your friend’s party […]
A blog from Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Prof Clive Marsh. Clive traveled to Zimbabwe in June 2019 with All We Can I spent six days in Zimbabwe and saw multiple Zimbabwes within the one country. In Gokwe I saw rural hardship together with rural resilience through visits to local community working groups (small-scale farming, […]
Very early on in my career, as a community development practitioner, I experienced global inequality first hand; such that separates the powerful nations from the weak, the ‘haves’ from the ‘have nots’. I quickly realised that most initiatives to redress the balance remained at the level of rhetoric and good intentions. How could poor nations […]
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